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The influence of abnormal hip mechanics on knee injury: a biomechanical perspective.
  • C. Powers
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical…
  • 1 February 2010
UNLABELLED During the last decade, there has been a growing body of literature suggesting that proximal factors may play a contributory role with respect to knee injuries. A review of theExpand
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The influence of altered lower-extremity kinematics on patellofemoral joint dysfunction: a theoretical perspective.
  • C. Powers
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical…
  • 1 November 2003
Although patellofemoral pain (PFP) is recognized as being one of the most common disorders of the lower extremity, treatment guidelines and underlying rationales remain vague and controversial. TheExpand
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Understanding and Preventing Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
The incidence of noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries in young to middle-aged athletes remains high. Despite early diagnosis and appropriate operative and nonoperative treatments,Expand
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Differences in hip kinematics, muscle strength, and muscle activation between subjects with and without patellofemoral pain.
STUDY DESIGN Controlled laboratory study using a cross-sectional design. OBJECTIVES To determine whether females with patellofemoral pain (PFP) demonstrate differences in hip kinematics, hip muscleExpand
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The influence of gender on knee kinematics, kinetics and muscle activation patterns during side-step cutting.
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that gender differences in the performance of athletic maneuvers is a contributory factor with respect to the disproportionate incidence of non-contact anteriorExpand
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Predictors of Hip Internal Rotation during Running
Background Recent studies have suggested that excessive hip internal rotation during dynamic tasks may be associated with patellofemoral pain. Although diminished hip-muscle strength and alteredExpand
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Patellofemoral stress during walking in persons with and without patellofemoral pain.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether individuals with patellofemoral pain (PFP) demonstrate elevated patellofemoral joint (PFJ) stress compared with pain-free controls during free and fast walking. Expand
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Patellofemoral joint stress during stair ascent and descent in persons with and without patellofemoral pain.
OBJECTIVE To determine if persons with patellofemoral pain (PFP) demonstrate elevated patellofemoral joint (PFJ) stress during stair ascent and descent when compared to persons without PFP. DESIGNExpand
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Management of patellofemoral pain targeting hip, pelvis, and trunk muscle function: 2 case reports.
STUDY DESIGN Case report. OBJECTIVE To describe an alternative treatment approach for patellofemoral pain. BACKGROUND Weakness of the hip, pelvis, and trunk musculature has been hypothesized toExpand
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The Influence of In-Season Injury Prevention Training on Lower-Extremity Kinematics during Landing in Female Soccer Players
ObjectiveTo examine the influence of in-season injury prevention training on hip and knee kinematics during a landing task. DesignLongitudinal pre-post intervention study. SettingTesting sessionsExpand
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